Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Specifications, Price and Release Date
Published on September 2nd, 2011
All new Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 announced at IFA 2011
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is just like the big brother of the first 7″ Galaxy Tab P1000. Although they have little difference in terms of size, the new Galaxy Tablet 7.7 has higher specifications as compared to its predecessors.
What’s new in Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7?
Galaxy Tab 7.7 is built with Super AMOLED Plus display for a more crisp and clear text and images. Super AMOLED Plus is an improved version of the Super AMOLED. It just keeps getting better and better. It is powered by a 1.4GHz dual core processor perfect for multitasking.
It features HSPA+ 21 Mbps network for faster downloads and uploads. Has Wi-Fi Channel Bonding. The Samsung Galaxy Tablet 7.7 runs with the latest Android 3.2 Honeycomb Operating System with Samsung TouchWiz UX.
Of course the new Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 has a 7.7 inch display with 1280×800 pixel resolution. Compared to the first 7″ Galaxy Tab P1000, this new Galaxy Tab 7.7 is far better, making your first generation galaxy tablet already “obsolete”. Below is a summary specs of the new Galaxy tablet.
Samsung Galaxy Tablet 7.7 specifications:
- Android 3.2 Honeycomb OS with Samsung TouchWiz UX
- 1.4Ghz dual core processor ARM Cortex-A9
- Mali-400MP GPU, Exynos chipset
- 7.7″ Super AMOLED Plus display with 1280×800 pixel resolution – 196dpi
- 3.2 megapixel (2048×1536) back camera with AF and LED Flash
- 2 megapixel front facing camera
- HSPA+ with 21Mbps connection speed
- WiFi 802.11
- GPS, Blutooth 3.0
- 16GB to 64GB internal storage
- microSD external storage supported
- Weight: .74 pounds
- Dimension: 196.7mm x 133mm x 7.9mm
- 5,100mAH Battery
Brilliant Super AMOLED Plus display
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the first tablet that incorporates Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus display technology, delivering brilliant, high-contrast colors and a beautiful, crisp viewing experience. The Super AMOLED Plus display allows for a wider range of colors with greater separation between lights and darks, making images incredibly vivid.
Sleek Design with Ultimate Portability
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 provides ultimate portability and viewing quality within the Galaxy Tab portfolio, featuring a brighter display combined with a thinner and lighter design that easily fits in your jacket pocket or purse. The elegant, linear design features a stylish metal casing and rounded edges for a sleek look that’s comfortable to hold while you’re sitting or walking.
Impressive Speed, Power & Battery Life
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 features HSPA+ 21 Mbps network for faster uploads and downloads. It also supports Wi-Fi Channel Bonding, bonding two channels into one for improved network connection and data transfer at up to twice the speed. The device is powered by a 1.4 GHz dual core application processor for fast web-loading, seamless multitasking and superior multimedia performance. Thanks to a 5,100 mAh battery providing up to 10 hours of video playback time, the Galaxy Tab 7.7 does not sacrifice battery life for its ultra-thin design.
Latest 3.2 Honeycomb OS with “Samsung TouchWiz UX”
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is powered by Android™ 3.2 Honeycomb, Android 3.2 has been optimized for a 7-inch tablet with a new compatibility zoom mode. This optimizes applications that are not designed to run on larger screen sizes, so they fit on the entire screen without distortion. In addition, the tablet supports MicroSD cards of up to 32 GB for direct media files transfer.
Samsung’s TouchWiz user experience is designed with a Live Panel menu for customizing the home screen of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 with digital pictures, favorite Web sites and social network feeds.
In addition, the TouchWiz UX includes a “Mini Apps” tray of commonly used features such as task manager, calendar and music player which can be launched while other major applications are already in use. The clipboard feature allows users to copy and paste texts and images.
Galaxy Tab 7.7 lets you enjoy video clips without limitation, featuring 1080p full HD playback, DivX included multi codec and Micro SD. The device also includes Universal Remote Control functionality, allowing control of the entire home entertainment system – TV, Set top box, DVD, Blu-ray player, AV audio system – from one device.
Voice and Video Support for Better Communication
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 offers both voice and video calls for better communication. There is no need to bring a headset and BT for voice calls. In addition, it is possible to call privately in public places with Receiver Mode.
Google™ Mobile Services
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 is preloaded with the full suite of Google Mobile Services including access to more than 250,000 applications on Android Market™, Gmail™, Google Search™, Google Maps™ 5.7 with 3D maps, and Google Talk™ with video and voice chat.
UPDATE: Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 release date will be on February 2012 as it was officially announced and launched in Singapore first week of January 2012. Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 price is said to be around $898 Singaporean dollars or $697 USD. See the updated article here: Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 and other smartphones and tablets announced in Singapore
About Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 price and release date, they did not disclosed as to how much and when would they release this new unit yet. But it is expected to be released within this year.
Samsung might probably have another big discount for the first generation Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000. People might not consider buying this model once the 7.7 version is released. Grab your Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 now below!